On Paid Leave (A Shawn Angel Mystery Book 1) Kindle Edition
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I absolutely adored this story. It was super fast-paced and fun to read. Like I said before, Shawn’s inner monologue is hilarious, and the random things she comes up with had be cracking up with laughter. But then it was also quite emotional, dealing with a trauma that psychologically scarred this poor woman who had always been so strong. It’s a good message that even the toughest of women are allowed to have moments of weakness. Or maybe that even women with weaknesses can still pick themselves up and be strong. One of those two. There doesn’t have to be an either/or with strength and weakness in a powerful woman – there; that’s it. Great message to send out with this story.
I look forward to reading more in the Shawn Angel mystery series!
Detective Shawn Angel suffers from PTSD. She goes on vacation yo unwind and relax. She did not expect a missing person and murder. She decides to help her ex boyfriend in the investigation. Soon she finds herself in trouble and might end up being the next victim! An original plot with plenty of twists,turns, and surprises to keep you in suspense. The story is told in alternating voices. I highly recommend to anyone who loves a great mystery story.
Detective Shawn Angel is suffering from PTSD and decides to go on vacation to relax and unwind. She does not expect a missing person and murder. So she decides to do the right thing and help her former boyfriend in the investigation. Soon she finds herself in trouble and may be the next one to end up dead.
The plot is original, with twists, turns and surprises. Told in alternating voices, I got to know what each person was thinking and feeling. That made the story much more enjoyable. I really liked Shawn, she is down to earth and all around likable, flaws and all. She tries to relax and take a vacation, yet she still decides to help solve a crime (even if her life is in danger). I highly recommend On Paid Leave to those who love a great mystery.
*I received this book in exchange for an honest review
On Paid Leave by Beth Mikell is the first book in a new series, Shawn Angel Mysteries.
Shawn Angel is a police detective on paid leave due to an attack she survived by a serial killer she's been hunting.
Shawn is carrying the scars from that attack, both physical and mental, and it interferes with every aspect of her life.
This story was impossible to put down; it evoked real emotions as you walk through Shawn's issues with her. Absolute 5-star must-read.
***Review has been done in conjunction with Nerd Girl Official.